Monitoring Rivers for Flood Early Warning: Nepal's Ingenious Solutions

Extreme regular flooding in Nepal results in significant loss of life, property, and livelihoods (Practical Action, 2016; Bhandari et al., 2018). By monitoring river levels, warnings and alerts can be issued before the river passes dangerous levels, allowing people to undertake preparedness actions and evacuate to safe locations before the flood water reaches them.

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Collections Disaster Risk Reduction Influence and Impact
Issue Date 2020-12
Rights Holders Practical Action